UEFI laptops

Tres Finocchiaro fatbuttlarry at gmail.com
Wed Feb 13 21:16:21 UTC 2013

If it comes down to pitching in for one, I'd be happy to donate some money.

Perhaps the machine could be shipped to a regular developer that is in need
of a faster machine, once it has served its purpose.


On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 9:52 AM, Jonathan Riddell <jr at jriddell.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 12:19:23AM +0100, Pau Garcia i Quiles wrote:
> >      >    The Lenovo G580 (-L- 390) is also a UEFI laptop. But I suspect
> I am
> >      >    missing something and you mean something else by "UEFI laptop"
> ?
> >      >
> >
> http://www.amazon.co.uk/Lenovo-G580-15-6-inch-Laptop-Bronze/dp/B009RGB5I4
> OK this looks like what we need, I also found a Sony vaio with similar
> specs for about the same price which isn't available online.
> I think Kubuntu needs someone who's a frequent and reliable tester with
> one of these to be able to test our images.
> One option is I can buy one and test it, I don't especially need or
> want a new small laptop but I expect I'd find some use for it other
> than tested so I could go halfers with Kubuntu funding.  Would Kubuntu
> council fund £200 to enable me to buy one?
> Other ways would be for some other tester to ask the same.  Or for us
> to take up Pau on his kind offer, I just don't know how often or
> speedily he'd be able to do that, I think his mum might get annoyed
> after too many tests.
> Jonathan
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